Cervantes logoInstituto Cervantes is an institution that was founded by the Spanish Government in 1991 to promote the Spanish language and Spanish-American culture. The central head office of the Institution is located in Madrid and Alcalá de Henares (Madrid).

Instituto Cervantes is present in five continents with more that 90 centers spread out across many different countries.

The work of Instituto Cervantes is directed by representatives from the academic, cultural and literary world within the field of Spanish and Hispanic-America.